Category Archives: Fantasy / Speculative

13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction

It’s been ages since I wrote anything, but I’m back. This is a fan fiction piece inspired by Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch. Please enjoy. _____________ “Hey! Sunny!” Nwanneka called out as Sunny was leaving her class, Orlu following closely behind. “Oh no.” Sunny sighed as she tried to put on something she hoped was a … Continue reading 13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction

Parasitism

I pay that u may b beautiful I pay that u may be pleasured I suck and kiss your sensient parts You lay back and take the pleasure I gain not milk from your bosom I gain not treasure from my pleasure I keep my strength up for my Ego Trying in futility to reach … Continue reading Parasitism

“a Thin Line”

There’s a thin line between “Life and Death” “Success and Failure” “Beginning and Ending” “Health and Sickness” “Wealth and Poverty” “Good and Evil” “Justice and Injustice” Your Central Bank could be Consumed by an Inferno Just like Locusts eat-up Green leaves of promising crops Preventing glorious yield of bounty Your life may desert you But, … Continue reading “a Thin Line”

“the Morning Sun”

The golden rays so generously given Promising a day full of hope and love When you hide behind tall buildings The world around me looks gloomy The clouds criss-cross your surface Trying to shade your rays in futility You conquer all obstacles and shine Your wonder is a mystery unrivalled Sitting on the morning sky … Continue reading “the Morning Sun”

“the Wife I Never Had”

She was my dream girl The one I fantasized about But, hard as I may try She never gave me the chance I loved her like my Mum I wanted her like Riches I needed her like food But she was always far-fetched Each time I look back in time I remember her with nostalgia … Continue reading “the Wife I Never Had”

Nostalgia

    There is something immensely enthralling and helplessly entrancing about kissing someone you truly love for the first time. A majestic tranquillity stirs in, and settles placidly on your weary nerves, just as dew descends on leaves on a misty morning. An unabashed sincerity drifts through your lips as they brush against theirs, and … Continue reading Nostalgia

EvenFall

Chapter One “The Red King” Bathed in the soft glow of the Half Moon, Salekuodi’s feet barely made a sound as he slowly walked down the cold stone steps of the Palace Hallway, A sheepskin Mantle with three Tassels at each end Hanging over his Massive shoulders as he moved purposefully towards his destination. The … Continue reading EvenFall

Fright

Fright

I clearly heard the sharp light knocks on the wooden door to our flat. “Who could it be at this time of the night, we were not expecting my uncle who usually comes very late and only returns on Friday night due to his bank work” as I pondered Granny who seemed unworried about someone knocking our … Continue reading Fright

Death Dreams

I stood, few feet away from my seat, hands pocketed, staring into the fireplace. The bright flames danced happily on the red hot coals, and they make cracking sounds as the fire slowly replaced their blackness with white ashes. How much I’d love to see a man tied up in there. A smirk lingered on … Continue reading Death Dreams

Feminism and the Home

Feminism and the Home

These crusaders of “GIVE WOMEN A CHANCE”, “WOMEN DESERVE TO BE HEARD”, and all these GENDER EQUALIZATION sh*t should also not forget to tell their followers to excercise caution while fighting for their supposed rights. Several women were gathered for such hideous campaign and the convener who happened to be a divorcee having lost the … Continue reading Feminism and the Home

The Fall Of Oshodi

I boarded a bus home from Charity, the same way I’ve been doing the past three months I started working around that area. Today was an unusual day; this I could tell because it quickly fell dark. I didn’t bother to check my wristwatch for the time because my inner clock had already supplied it … Continue reading The Fall Of Oshodi